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This Old House

Episode #1610

Host Steve Thomas opens this episode with a visit to Folger's Marsh where a U.S. Life Saving Station replica stands. This station now acts as a museum containing photos and relics of the days when the station would rescue victims of ship wrecks. Back at the house, Thomas talks with the various contractors. The mason constructs round fire box. The electrician installs electrical boxes upstairs. She recommends using the outside of non-metallic sheath cabling to label all the different wires in the electrical boxes. The vacuum system contractor shows how this central vacuum will be installed. To knock down the noise, the plumber uses cast iron pipes. Norm Abram creates brackets for the entranceway. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: America's favorite home improvement series, the Emmy Award-winning THIS OLD HOUSE, with host Kevin O'Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, landscape contractor Roger Cook and master carpenter Norm Abram.

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